Burnside High School Burnside High School

NCEA Level 2 Sports Leadership and Performance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Phillips.

Recommended Prior Learning

There are no prerequisites for ākonga to take Level 2 Sports Leadership & Performance.

In Year 12 ākonga may take Level 2 Sports Leadership and Performance, Level 2 Physical Education, Level 2 Outdoor Education and Level 2 Health.

Learning Areas:

Health and Physical Education

Assessment Information

Although this course offers a lot of practical experiences, there is theory work to complete to meet assessment requirements. Theory is applied to all practical situations, sports and activities. The context in the practical will vary but will include a selection of individual and team activities and fitness training.

This is a Unit Standards course, which is designed to offer Ākonga a wide range of skills in Sports Leadership and at the same time gain accreditation for their achievements within the National Qualifications Framework. This course contributes towards NCEA Level 2 (7 credits) and two units NCEA Level 3 (9 credits), with all 16 credits internally assessed. Unit Standards operate on an achieved/not achieved basis for each performance criteria in each element. You need to pass every performance criteria in every element for each of the unit standards.

Te Mahi Ako and Toi Mai are the Government agencies responsible for all organisations running vocational training in the Sport, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation area. All standards, policy and procedure and assessments have been approved by this controlling body.


NCEA Level 3 Health Education, NCEA Level 3 Physical Education, NCEA Level 3 Sports Leadership and Performance, NCEA Multi-Level Outdoor Pursuits

Career Pathways

Recreation Co-ordinator, Facilities Manager, Sports Coach/Official, Event Manager, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Community Development Worker, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Youth Worker, Health Promoter, Holiday Park Manager, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Groundsperson, Tour Guide, Podiatrist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Trainer, Chiropractor, Registered Nurse, Police Officer, Army Officer, Air Force Officer, Army Soldier, Firefighter, Professional Sportsperson, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The Government’s STAR programme fund supports the cost of this course, but cannot cover all expenses so there is a contribution request of approximately $130.00.